Posts tagged “Purpose”
Am I Strong Enough? How God Fights for You
“Let my people go,” God said 3,500 years ago to the king of Egypt who enslaved God’s people. God fought to set his people free. And though he no longer uses frogs or flies like he did back then, God still fights for us today. Pastor Mike shares two of those ways in today’s message.
Does Anger Determine Your Value?
Do you struggle with letting anger get the best of you? You have more control over your anger than you think.
Am I Strong Enough? When You Argue With God
When life gets messy and complicated, we find ourselves wanting to tap out, give up, and object to God. But God doesn’t give up on us. Pastor Mike shows us three things God does to overcome our objections and arguments with him while providing for us during our time of need.
Am I Strong Enough? God Really Works Through Ordinary Me?
God certainly can do miracles. But he normally doesn’t. Instead, he works through the most natural people and natural means. Pastor Mike explores the story of Moses to uncover three ways God works through ordinary people like us.
Pray Like a Pro: How to Avoid Pretensions and Babbling
Prayer should be simple, right? You talk; God listens. But it’s not always that easy because there are two big dangers that happen when you try to pray. How do you avoid them? Fortunately for us, Jesus pointed out these problems and then gave brilliant solutions like only he could.
Sexpectations: Sex Is Unnecessary
To many people today, a 30-year-old virgin is a fascinating species. Is he dying inside? Is he repressed and frustrated? Ask Jesus. He was fully man in every way, a sexual being, yet fully content to be sexless. Jesus proves that sex is not required for a satisfying life, which is thrilling news for singles, divorcees, widows, and couples struggling with their sex lives. Having a joyful connection to God makes sex a good but unnecessary gift from God.
Pastor Ben shows us how we can be mindful Christians.
Be Mindful Through Resting
What’s one way you can practice Christian mindfulness? Pastor Ben says to try this.
Be Patient by . . . Giving Time Away?
How generous are you with your time to other people?
Abortion: What Does God Say? Abortion and the Government
What guidance does God give us on how to deal with government and the moral dilemma over issues such as abortion? Pastor Mike talks about the relationship between church and government, how issues such as abortion fit into the mix, and what we can learn from the New Testament Christians.
Abortion: What Does God Say? Abortion and the Church
God loves life. Throughout the Bible, God has much to say about the lives of people who are outside of the womb. Poor lives. Struggling lives. Trapped lives. Scared lives. What would it look like if God’s people felt the same way and deeply cared about each life? How might the abortion discussion change if every Christians was pro (every) life?
Is Your Life in Focus?
What does it mean to live a life that’s in focus? That’s what Pastor Jon asks this week as he helps us see what matters in our lives.